October 2nd 1975
Official Release #21
Catalog Number: ZR 3854
Produced by Frank Zappa
Music Supplied By:
FZ: lead guitar, vocals
Captain Beefheart: harp, vocals, shopping bags
George Duke: keyboards, vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brock: sax, vocals
Bruce Fowler: trombone, fantastic dancing
Tom Fowler: bass, also dancing
Denny Walley: slide guitar, vocals
Terry Bozzio: drums
Chester Thompson: drums (on 200 Years Old and Cucamonga)
Robert "Frog" Camarena: vocals on Debra Kadabra
Recorded Live at Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin Texas 20th & 21st of May 1975. 'Plus Selected Studio Wonderment'.
Remote recording by The Record Plant, L.A.
Overdubs and mixing at The Record Plant, L.A.
200 Years Old, Cucamonga and Muffin Man intros were recorded in January and February, 1974 at The Record Plant, L.A.
Engineered by Mike Braunstein, Kelly Kotera, Mike Stone, Davey Moire and Frank Hubach
Photography by John Williams
Design by Cal Schenkel
Special thanks to the kitchen staff at The Armadillo, especially Jan Beeman